While the doors of Bravo Café and Catering have been open for ten years, its existence has been on the minds of owners Phil and Carmela Pattacciato since they got married.
Just a few weeks ago, Linda Reimer stepped off a boat and onto land by the South Shetland Islands. Her footprint on the Antarctic shore was the last step for her goal of walking on each of the seven continents.
The Healthy Zone Rink on Riley Street in East Aurora could feature a brand-new lodge as early as this fall. Fundraising for the project will kick off next weekend with a 24-hour Hockey-thon, in which hockey will be played continuously from 9 p.m. Friday, March 14 through the final whistle at 9 p.m. on Saturday, March 15.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the members of the Common Core Implementation Panel, which will undertake a comprehensive review of the rollout of the Common Core standards in New York State. Included on the 11-person panel is East Aurora High School teacher Todd Hathaway.
The proposal for the Erie County Water Authority to take over the Marilla water system is on hold while the town's supervisor looks over the terms and conditions that would go with such a takeover.
Poetry is alive and well, as an art form and as literature, in the halls of the Iroquois Central School District. Performers from Poetry Alive!, a national touring group, elicited cheers from both students and teachers in each of the school buildings this past week.
The Iroquois Board of Education is considering restructuring the district’s building grade groupings as a way to decrease costs, Superintendent Douglas Scofield said in comments made at the Feb. 25 budget work session. The district is facing budget challenges stemming from a projected $566,576 gap between its revenue and expenditure.
The West Seneca Wings Squirt Tier II team recently won the Western New York Amateur Hockey League Championship with a 2-1 win over the Brockport Golden Eagles. The Wings team includes several members from the local area.